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Welcome to our online listing service for optometric employment and business opportunities, externship placements, and equipment sales.

Association members and optometric students may post ads free of charge. To submit an ad, email Be sure to include a title, the full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad.

Non-members and the general public may post ads for a cost of $52.50 ($50 +GST) per ad, which includes a one-time posting in our member newsletter, the MAO Minute, and a 3-month posting on Optomart. To submit an ad, mail your cheque for $52.50 together with the title, full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad to: Manitoba Association of Optometrists, 217 - 530 Century Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0Y4.

Practice Opportunities

Part-time Optometrist Position in Winnipeg

Updated January 2, 2019

Hiring one full-time optometrist at busy independent optometry practice in Costco. Full pre-testing (AR, NCT, Digital Retinal Imaging, OCT, etc.) by experienced staff. Please contact Dr. Gary Du at 204-804-8270 (mobile) or

Optometrist Position in Kindersley, Saskatchewan and/or Oyen, Alberta

Added December, 2018

Oyen Optometry and Absolutely Eyes are  thriving sister practices looking for someone to share their future with! Excellent rural locations in friendly communities with a fantastic team to work alongside! A dual location practice (1 hour apart), perfect for schedule flexibility – no evenings necessary, and you can choose to work in one location or both, 3-5 days a week as per your personal preference.  

Both locations are hosted in large, new buildings with multiple exam lanes. We have equipment including OCT, Optomap imaging, FDT, pachymetry in each location, as well as direct access to corneal topography, Humphrey visual field analyzer, and in-house lab via our main location. Both locations are rural environments with progressive communities, and wonderful people, great for raising a family. Kindersley is a somewhat larger centre boasting MANY amenities including movie theatre, shopping, numerous restaurants, new aquatic facility, lots of sporting and recreation opportunity, great schools, churches, cultural development. 

We have a good rapport with local physicians, excellent fun and professional staff, as well as a growing client base. Competitive per diem rate is being offered until commitment established, then percentage of gross above the minimum daily rate. Buy-in options will be discussed after initial year of contract work. New grads are welcomed, and encouraged as this is an ideal location to gain experience in all aspects of independent optometry, as well as provide a huge opportunity to advance your future into ownership/higher revenue!

 The successful applicant needs to be friendly, reliable, and comfortable with advanced optometric care (or at least a willingness to learn with a seasoned optometrist accessible as confidence is gained).and YES, we can keep you busy with TONS of variety to keep it interesting!

Specific Contract details: $2500 1-year signing bonus, competitive daily minimum ($550 first 6 month; $600 thereafter) with a bonus structure added within the fist year; free living arrangement provided for first 3 months until preferred housing is arranged; annual buy-in option offered to those interested in ownership with higher responsibility/income!

Contact Information: Absolutely Eyes 306-463-8266 or Oyen Optometry 403-664-3300 or Dr. Jackie Hagens 403-664-0060 or

Locum Opportunity in Kindersley, Saskatchewan

Added December, 2018

Are you needing something to “fill in the gaps” of your current work schedule? Kindersley, Saskatchewan is looking for a part-time optometrist 2-3 days a week, twice monthly. We are within 4 hours of most city centres including Saskatoon, Regina, Lloydminister, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Medicine Hat.

Great location, beautiful practice, fabulous team and growing patent base. Per diem rate offered (negotiable depending on your commute, current compensation, experience, etc.), plus accommodations. 

For details, please contact Dr. Jackie Hagens 403-664-0060 or

Two Full-Time Associate Optometrist Positions in Cold Lake, AB

Added November 26, 2018

Cold Lake is Alberta’s hidden gem, with all the amenities of city living including two large recreational centres, 5 indoor ice rinks, 2 - 18 hole golf courses, a variety of shopping facilities, and a thriving arts community. All this is combined with the quietness of a rural community surrounded by numerous pristine lakes, beaches, campgrounds, hiking trails, and the largest inland marina in Western Canada. Cold Lake is home to over 15,000 people with a large drawing area, a stable oil field sector and one of Canada’s largest Air Force Bases, 4 Wing Cold Lake.

We have a medically based, comprehensive optometric clinic which presently includes 4 optometrists supported by 18 staff members and a visiting ophthalmologist. Cold Lake EyeCare, established in 1979, relocated in September of 2018 to a new 7400 square foot facility including a 2500 square foot optical dispensary and seven examination lanes. Our ophthalmic equipment includes full pretesting (auto keratometry, auto refraction, corneal topography and ICare tonometry), Canon retinal camera, California Optos including autofluorescence, Marco anterior segment camera, Zeiss Cirrus 5000 OCT with angiography, Zeiss Humphrey Visual Field Analyzer 3, Zeiss iTerminal, and a complete Nidek edging lab.

We are seeking motivated, well rounded individuals who would enjoy rewarding and stimulating careers with opportunities for future partnership buy-in for the right candidate. A competitive base salary combined with a percentage of sales for the potential of an exceptional income. New grads are welcome. Interested parties forward a confidential CV to John Barkley and /or Ross Campbell or call us at 780 201-6979 (John) or 780 573-3484 (Ross).

Associate Optometrist Position

Added November 14, 2018

Dr. Jagpreet Kaler is looking for an optometrist to cover her 4 month maternity leave starting February 1st, 2019. Part time or full time hours available with the option to stay on after the 4 month term. Flexible hours and weekends available at her practice in 3 different Hakim Optical locations. Please contact via email at

Part-time Optometrist Position in Winnipeg

Updated November 13, 2018

Dr. Ashley Britton is seeking a part-time optometrist for up to 4 Saturdays a month at her growing practice located out of Linden Ridge Eye Care, Winnipeg. All equipment will be provided. On-site Humphrey Visual Field, Zeiss retinal camera and OCT. Please send enquiries to

Optometrist Required for Temporary Position in Winnipeg

Updated November 13, 2018

Dr. Ashley Britton is looking for an optometrist to cover a 3-month maternity leave starting March 2019. Up to full-time hours available at a busy office for 3 months with part-time extending for another 2 months. The clinic is open until 8:00 pm Wednesday and Thursday, so evening hours are possible if preferred. Office has a Humphrey visual field, Zeiss retinal camera, and OCT and is located in Linden Ridge. Please contact

Practice Opportunity in Northern Manitoba

Updated October 12, 2018

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking for an optometrist to service a clinic in the communities of Leaf Rapids and Lynn Lake in northern Manitoba. This is scheduled to be in early November and will require the optometrist to spend most of 6 days there (including travel). There is also an option to schedule a clinic in December.

Most of your expenses will be covered including travel from (and back to) Winnipeg, overnight accommodation for 5 nights, costs of frames and lenses, verification of finished glasses and mailing to the patients. Your only expense is meals and incidentals. In return you will receive significant percentages of your optometric services and sales of glasses. Previous attendees to this clinic had cleared from $6,000 to $10,000 for the week.

If interested, please contact Dr. Steven Mintz by telephone (preferably) at 204-224-2254 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday. Alternatively, you can contact him at (you may have to email a couple of times because he's not always checking emails).

Full-time Optometrist Position with potential to Partner
Vision North Eye Care in Meadow Lake, SK

Updated October 12, 2018

Are you looking to practice in a growing and vibrant city with many amenities, including close proximity to beautiful provincial parks, lakes, camping, and hiking? Look no further! Vision North Eye Care is a busy practice where you can practice full scope Optometry! Our office is equipped with a large eyewear gallery and on-site edging lab, EMR with digital exam files, modern equipment and digital technologies including OCT, Humphreys FA, and Optomap. Hours of operation are Monday thru Friday with NO evenings or weekends, so you also get to enjoy your personal and family time!! Guaranteed six figure minimum income for full time and daily minimum for part-time is available. Check us out on Facebook, Instagram or online at

Interested applicants, please contact Dr. Melissa McLaughlin at or call 306-240-9771 for more information.

Optometrist Position in Kenora

Added September 26, 2018

We are a busy full scope established practice, looking for a full time associate with an opportunity for partnership for the right individual. The office has four fully equipped exam lanes, Humphries field analyzer, OCT, 4-in-1 pre-testing equipment, fundus camera, an on-site edging lab and full dispensary. We also have two visiting retinal surgeons holding injection clinics in our office one day per month, and two general ophthalmologists working at our local hospital about one week per month.

Hours are Monday to Friday with no nights and no weekends and we offer a very competitive compensation package. We are situated on Lake of the Woods, and if you enjoy the outdoors this place is for you! New grads are welcome. There are incentives available for discussion.

If you are interested please call Dr. Rorke Christiuk @ 1-807-468-3649 to discuss details.

Associate Optometrist Position

Added September 5, 2018

Visual Eyes Optometry, located in the Manitoba Clinic, would like to invite an optometrist to join Dr. Carmen Recksiedler and team for 2 days a week. Please contact us for details via email at or call 204-794-2078.

Associate Optometrist Position

Updated August 23, 2018

Dr. Mani Chhibba Tangri is currently looking for a part-time associate. An immediate position is available which would transition into full-time maternity leave coverage in November 2018. Would love for the right optometrist to continue on as part-time or full-time thereafter. Offices are located in South St. Vital and Southdale. Autorefractor, Zeiss OCT with retinal imaging and Humphrey visual field all on-site, along with use of electronic medical records. Flexible work environment and attractive compensation are available. New grads welcome. Please contact

Associate Optometrist Needed

Added July 31, 2018

Dr. Joel Kaplan is looking for an optometrist to work 1.5 - 2 days per week. Modern offices with OCT and Zeiss Clarus 500 ultra widefield cameras, located in Winnipeg. If interested please call Dr. Kaplan at 204-292-1587 or email

Full-Time Optometrist in Beautiful Nelson, BC

Added July 12, 2018

Looking for a caring and enthusiastic Optometrist for a growing full-scope, dispensing practice. Located in the heart of the beautiful West Kootenays, in one of BC's most picturesque small cities with amazing diverse restaurants and surrounded by unlimited year round outdoor activities.

Full time practice opportunity with weekends off. Competitive compensation with flexible vacation policy. Recently renovated modern office, we have electronic medical records and fully equipped pretesting rooms including a fundus camera, optomap and visual field. Full dispensary and optician to edge glasses in-house. Well-established and respected practice with a very loyal patient base gives you the opportunity to provide FULL scope of care to patients. We work very closely with local family physicians and ophthalmologists.

If interested, please contact Dr. Dale Dergousoff at or by phone 250-552-4759.

Associate/Partnership Position

Updated July 3, 2018

See Eye Clinic is a progressive growing practice in the north part of Winnipeg. We are looking for a part-time optometrist for 3 days per week with the possibility of full-time in the near future. The practice has multiple exam lanes and equipment including Zeiss OCT, Optomap imaging, corneal topographer, Humphrey visual field analyzer, and pachymeter.

The successful applicant must be friendly and reliable. Visit our website to get to know us a little better. If interested contact Dr Shannon Smith-Bodiroga at or by phone at 204-951-1237.

Associate Optometrist Position in South Winnipeg

Updated September 5, 2018

Part-time and casual Optometrist required for busy full-scope Optometric Practice in South Winnipeg, Manitoba. Great opportunity and potential for growth for motivated individual. Please contact Dr. Lee at or 204-223-6251. 


Equipment Sales/Wanted

Optometric Equipment Wanted

Added December, 2018

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking to purchase some optometric equipment for an itinerant practice: 1. A reading rod for attachment to a phoropter (with or without the reading card), and 2. A set of direct ophthalmoscope and retinoscope with handles. Preference is for Welch Allyn or AO instruments. Also would prefer the wall charging handles. Please contact Dr. Steven Mintz at 204-224-2254 or

Table Top Projector Wanted

Added November 26, 2018

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking to purchase a used table top projector for an itinerant office. Preference would be for an AO Project-o-Chart (now made by Marco), but any table top could be usable, if the price is right. Alternatively, a floor-mounted unit could be acceptable, but the price will have to be really good. Contact Dr. Mintz at 204-224-2254 on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, or by email at

For Sale - Zeiss Visucam 200

Added November 13, 2018

Zeiss Visucam 200 bought in 2013 in excellent condition. Comes with monitor, keyboard and table. Asking $15,000. Please contact Dr. Melina Chow at Henderson Vision Centre at 204-582-2308 or

Retinal Camera for Sale

Updated September 5, 2018

Canon CR-2 retinal camera, acquired in 2011 and includes a Dell Vostro 320 All-in-one Dual Core 2 Duo E7500 - 2933 MHz hard drive, Dell F19 monitor and applicable software. Click here to view the product on Canon's website. Contact Dr. Tio Bellisario at Focal Point Comprehensive Vision Care in Morden for more information, 204-822-5478 or


Sale of Practice

Practice For Sale in Beautiful Swan River, Manitoba

Added October 16, 2018

Excellent optometric practice available for complete buy-out in the heart of the beautiful Swan River Valley of Northern Manitoba. This established, busy practice is located in a recently renovated 5000+ SF owner-occupied building with great visibility, wheelchair access, and ample parking including a separate parking lot. The practice is modern and is a turnkey opportunity with no immediate capital improvement needed. It has a warm, beautifully designed interior, two fully equipped exam rooms, pretesting, contact lens, vision therapy and low vision, and a nice optical dispensary filled with over 800 modern frames. Ample additional space is available to develop a spectacle lab, several more exam rooms, or to lease space to other professionals. This practice is vibrant and continues to draw new patients daily, as well as an established, loyal patient base. A cataract surgeon holds cataract clinics regularly in this office, and there are many opportunities to practice full scope optometry. The practice currently utilizes EHR software with a local server and on-site IT support. It was professionally appraised by the Williams group recently and is ready for immediate transition. Owner doctor may assist with the transition. The building and land are available for purchase separately. Please send serious inquiries only to Dr. Michele Marshall at No phone calls please.

The Swan River area offers an ideal setting for outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy recreational activities, such as skiing, snowmobiling, water sports, camping, fishing, and hiking at several beautiful nearby lakes, an Aquatic Centre, and provincial parks. It is a great place to raise a family.

Optometry and Optical Practice - Owner Retiring January 2020

Added October 9, 2018

Turn-key optometric practice and optical sales established successfully in southwest Manitoba community for 63 years. Leased premises in Winkler completely renovated in 2013. Long term loyal employees (4). Revenue reports growing trend with growth in community. Information available for qualified OD upon receipt of CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENT. For information, contact: Kenneth T. Leslie, CPA, CA at Frostiak & Leslie CPA Inc., 200 - 1700 Corydon Ave, Winnipeg, (204) 487-5201,

Northwest Ontario - 2 hours from Winnipeg

Updated September 6, 2018

Enjoy the opportunity to be busy in this spacious, centrally located office in Northwest Ontario's lake country. One-half of this busy two optometrist partnership is offered. This practice offers an enviable work-life balance without the stress, but all the services, of urban living. Enjoy professional success in a 4-season recreational paradise with partner support and cross coverage of relaxation time. This busy optometric office also offers itinerant ophthalmologist treatments on a weekly basis. For more information, please contact Dr. Peter Doig at or 204-638-1046. For more details, click here.

Optical For Sale in Winnipeg

Added June 20, 2018

Wanting to retire! Well-established retail optical store, Hoffman Optical, 429 Portage Ave in downtown Winnipeg for sale. Inventory, files, and all other fixtures and equipment. The store is perfect for an optometric clinic and dispensary. You would be buying a turnkey operation. $40,000 or offers. Contact Craig Menzies, or 204-981-6212.


Optometric Staff Positions

Full time/part time receptionist and optometric assistant

Added November 13, 2018

We are looking for highly motivated, reliable and organized individual to fill a receptionist and optometric assistant position. Must have strong communication, customer service and multitasking skills. Duties include multitasking between pre-testing patients prior to Doctor's eye examination, collecting patient data, organizing and filing charts, interacting with patients professionally, answering phones and scheduling appointments. Please send your resume to